Heart failure module 6: end-of-life care for people with heart failure

Released23 September 2014     Expires: 23 September 2016      Programme: Heart failure 0.5 CPD/CME credits

Sponsorship Statement: This module has been supported by an educational grant from Pfizer UK and Servier Laboratories Ltd

Designed to give healthcare professionals an understanding of the epidemiology and pathophysiology of heart failure (HF). It is one of several modules in our heart failure programme

Learning objectives

Upon completing this module, participants should be better able to understand:

  • What is meant by palliative care for patients with heart failure
  • How to overcome recognised barriers to a palliative approach to care for patients with heart failure
  • The principles of symptom control in patients with heart failure

Faculty

Professor Andrew Clark, Chair in Clinical Cardiology, Hull York Medical School
Dr Amy Gadoud, NIHR Clinical Lecturer in Palliative Medicine, Hull York Medical School
Professor Miriam Johnson, Professor of Palliative Medicine, Hull York Medical School

Accreditation

0.5 CPD/CME credits, 0.5 hours
BJC Learning has assigned half an hour of CPD/CME credit to this module

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